Food and Drink

Bringing the natural and organic products industry the latest food and drink news from around the UK and Ireland.

A support package tailor-made for organic F&B start-ups

Soil Association Certification has partnered with Bread & Jam and Young Foodies to offer an exclusive support package to organic start-ups.

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Dr Trouble limited edition bottles of African Lemon Chilli and Oak Smoked Chilli sauce support the International Anti-Poaching Foundation.

Almost one in ten Tel Avivians identify as vegan or vegetarian

A new survey commissioned by Tel Aviv Global & Tourism reveals 4% of Tel Aviv residents identify as vegan and 4.5% as vegetarian.

UK standards could be ‘undermined’ by misuse of antibiotics in imported...

A new report byThe Alliance to Save our Antibiotics warns of the threat to public health posed by the misuse of antibiotics in some countries.

Soupologie introduces ‘five-a-day first’ meal pot sub-brand Foodologie

Vegan soup brand Soupologie has announced two new product ranges launching under the sub-brand Foodologie.

The Collective creates ‘game-changing’ line of dairy-free yoghurts

The Collective has entered into the plant-based arena with a new range of live, dairy-free, Greek-style yoghurts aimed at flexitarians.

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Former international rugby playing brothers Charlie Simpson-Daniel and James Simpson-Daniel have launched three healthy food/drink brands.

The Savourists innovate in snacking sector

In what it says is a category first, ‘challenger’ snack brand The Savourists has launched an innovative line of savoury bars.

Pip Organic sparkles with new drinks line

Pip Organic has created a line of sparkling drinks aimed at all the family and made with 100% organic fruit juice and sparkling water.

Passage Foods brings award-winning vegan bowls to UK market

Australian brand Passage Foods’ latest UK launch is Passage to India 90 Second Veg Curry Bowls for a quick and easy vegan meal.

No.1 Living expands functional fermented line

Jonny Wilkinson-founded No.1 Living has added to its bottled kombuchas with new Kombucha Health Shots and sparkling Water Kefirs.

Planet Organic rolls out nationwide delivery service

London-based Planet Organic is for the first time offering nationwide delivery of its entire range with a chosen day fulfilment service.

Kallø teams with BOSH! and BuzzFeed Tasty for new campaigns

Kallø is collaborating with vegan authors BOSH! and the BuzzFeed Tasty platform for new campaigns to showcase its organic stock cube range.

Support package launched for organic F&B start-ups

Soil Association Certification has partnered with Bread & Jam and Young Foodies to launch a business support package for organic start-ups.

‘Too Good to Waste’ initiative rolled out by H&B

H&B is rolling out its Too Good to Waste initiative to prevent 370,000 food items from going to landfill each year.

How the OTB overcame the ‘stumbling blocks’ of 2020

With organic grocery growing 12.1% in the past 12 months, the OTB's marketing director Harriet O’Regan gives an overview of activity in 2020.

Daylesford toasts milestones with new canned organic wines

Daylesford brings to market new on-the-go alcohol options, with two organic, vegan sparkling wines in a tin, produced in Italy.

The BOOMs are back

The industry sees the return of the BOOM awards, as the Soil Association partners with Ocado to celebrate the best of the organic market.

European foods to ‘remain’ on Christmas menus

A study by bakery expert St Pierre shows a third of Brits plan to keep a taste of the EU on their plates this Christmas as Brexit approaches.

Immune systems get a boost with Gusto

Natural drinks brand Gusto has introduced two new functional drinks which deliver a daily vitamin boost to shore up the immune system.